'Mordaunt1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Mordaunt of Hempsted, Mordaunt of Radwell, Mordant of Thunderley, Mordaunt of Turvey

                               
Sir Osbert le Mordaunt of Radwell, Bedfordshire (a c1100)
BP1934 reports that the estate of Radwell was granted to Sir Osbert's brother by William the Conqueror.
1. Osmond Ormond le Mordaunt
  A. Eustache le Mordaunt (a 1231)
  m. Alice (dau of Sir William de Alneto or Dauney)
  i. William Mordaunt of Radwell and Turvey
  m. Avyce de Onley (dau of Sir William de Onley) omitted by BP1934, named by Visitation
  a. William Mordaunt of Turvey (a 1297)
  m. Rose Wake (dau of Sir Ralph Wake)
  (1) Sir Robert Mordaunt of Turvey (a 1342)
  m. Jone Frowyke (dau of Thomas Frowyke) omitted by BP1934, named by Visitation
(A) Edmund Mordaunt of Turvey
  m. Helen Brock (dau (by Magaret, dau of Thomas Hussey) of Ralph Brock, son of Sir Laurence by Elizabeth, dau/heir of Rauf Pyrotte by Cassandra, dau/heir of Gyles Argentyne)
  (i) Robert Mordaunt of Turvey
  m. Agnes le Strange (dau of John le Strange of Ampton Tynmouth & Brockley by Elizaberth, dau of William Boteler of Waldon)
  (a) Robert Mordaunt of Turvey (a 1422)
  m. Elizabeth Holdenby (dau of John Holdenby (or Oldenby) of Holdenby)
((1)) William Mordaunt of Turvey (a 1472)
  m. Margaret Peeke (dau of John Peeke of Cople)
  ((A)) Sir John Mordaunt of Turvey (d 1505-6)
  m. Edith Latimer (dau of Sir Nicholas Latimer of Duntish, widow of John Green)
  BE1883 reports that Sir John was succeeded by his eldest son William who dsp and was succeeded by his brother John. TCP (Mordaunt) notes that this had been thought to be true but the relevant source was found to be a forgery.
  ((i)) Sir John Mordaunt of Turvey, Sheriff of Bedford and Buckinghamshire, 1st Lord (b by 1485, d 18.08.1562)
m. (1499) Elizabeth Vere (dau of Sir Henry Vere of Drayton & Adington)
  ((ii)) John Mordaunt (dsp) probably of this generation
  m. Anne Vere (dau of Sir Henry Vere of Drayton & Adington)
  ((iii)) Jane Mordaunt
BE1883 & Visitation (Essex) show Joan a generation earlier but Visitation (Bedfordshire) appears to be right in showing her as daughter of Sir John.
  m. Giles Strangwayes of Melbury/Hyndeforde
  ((B)) William Mordaunt of Hempsted or Hempstead
  William is shown by Visitation as son rather than brother of Sir John. We follow BP1934 & BE1883 in showing him as of this generation.
m. (1495) Anne Huntingdon (dau/coheir of Thomas Huntingdon of Hempsted)
  ((i)) Robert Mordaunt of Hempsted
  m. Barbara L'Estrange (dau of John L'Estrange of Massingham Parva)
  ((ii)) Christopher Mordaunt or Mordant (dsp)
  ((iii)) Edmond Mordaunt or Mordant of Thunderley, Sheriff of Essex - continued below
  m. Agnes Rich (dau of Richard, Lord Rich, Lord Chancellor)
  ((iv)) Elizabeth Mordaunt or Mordant (bur 16.04.1574) probably of this generation
  m. William Higham of Giffords Hall (d by 1574)
  ((v)) Alice Mordaunt or Mordant probably of this generation
  m. Robert Lockton of Swineshead
  ((C)) Elizabeth or Mawde Mordaunt
  m. Sir Whiston Browne of Rooding
  The above is probably omitting some siblings whose male line died out. For example, Visitation (Essex, 1612, Westley and Bendishe) reports a John Mordant of Turvey who, with his son John (also of Turvey), probably lived in the early 15th century.

 

 

Edmond Mordaunt or Mordant of Thunderley, Sheriff of Essex - continued above
m. Agnes Rich (dau of Richard, Lord Rich, Lord Chancellor)
1. Henry Mordant of Thunderley
  m. Susan Belknape (dau of Symond Belknape of Knowle)
  A. Henry Mordant of Thunderley (a 1634)
  m. Barbara Bradbury (dau of Henry Bradbury of Littellbery)
  i. Martha Mordan
  m. Thomas Cornell of Wimbish
  ii. Jane Mordan
  m. William Brockett of Graveley
  iii.+ other issue (a 1634) - John (b c1616), Henry, Barbara, Mary, Frances
  B. Charles Mordant of Hampsted, Middlesex
  m. Armenia Gilda Wade (dau of Sir William Wade of Belseys (probably not 'of Battles'))
  i. William Mordant
  C. Adryan Mordant
  D. Ferdinando Mordant of London
  m. Elizabeth Warde of Bixley
  i.+ issue - Ferdinando, Dorothe
  E. Elizabeth Mordant
  m. Thomas Adams of Walden
  F. Dorathe Mordant
  m1. Humfrey Fipps of London
  m2. Richard Mansell of the Middle Temple
  G. Catherin Mordant
  m. Thomas Cole of Walden
  H. Mabell Mordant
  m. Thomas Spring of Loosehall
2. Gertrud Mordant
  m. _ Westley of Hempsted
3. Agnes Mordant
  m. _ Bolney of Bolney, Sussex
4. daughter
  m. _ Stoughton of Northamptonshire
5.+ other issue - Edward, Hugh

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 26.02.04) - BP1934 (Mordaunt), BE1883 (Mordaunt of Peterborough, Avalon and Monmouth), Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1566, Mordaunt of Turvey)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 06.09.07) - Visitation (Essex, 1612+1634, Mordaunt)
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